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How far would you go for your family? This is the question General George Patton had to ask himself in March of 1945 when he…

Many people have seen the classic 1963 Steve McQueen movie, The Great Escape, but few know the true story that inspired the film. Here we take…

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The USS Alaska was a large, powerful and extremely capable ship built during WWII. If going by statistics alone, one could easily confuse her for…

Hawaiian beach and Marines poster

When talking about the US Marine Corps capturing islands, many would think of the island-hopping campaign that took the Corps across the Pacific in WWII.…

Dr. Georg Gyssling learns of the overtaking of Czechoslovakia, Los Angeles, 1939

What was Hollywood’s real stance towards Nazi Germany in the decade leading up to the Second World War? In the 1930s, the American film industry…

Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Joseph Casassa administering a COVID-19 vaccine

The United States Navy and the Department of Defense have been temporarily ordered to stop disciplinary action against 35 Sailors for refusing to get the…

USS Intrepid Docked

The USS Intrepid was an Essex-class aircraft carrier built during WWII. Initially operating in the Pacific Theatre, Intrepid would end up serving a wild 30-year…

Colt Walker 1847

In 1846 the United States Army brought the Colt Walker 1847 into service – a revolver that is the most powerful sidearm ever issued by…

Black Hawk And the US Marines

The famous and long-lasting UH-60 Black Hawk, which has been flying since the 1970s, will likely remain in service until the 2030s. The airframe is…

M1 Carbine Worn By Soldier

The M1 Carbine was a small, lightweight weapon that found itself in the hands of many Allied soldiers during WWII. Its relatively small cartridge led…

Spc. Maura Spence-Carroll wearing a silver dress and crown

Miss Colorado may be known across the country for vying to become the next Miss America, but what many might not realize is that Maura…

USS North Carolina - Colorized Photo

The USS North Carolina was a mighty battleship that served throughout the Second World War. She was involved in intense combat on many occasions but…